in reply to Re: Re: Find file that contains "....." (command in Unix)in thread Find file that contains "....." (command in Unix)
Makeshifts last the longest.
No trouble at all, just a slightly different incantation.
(well, no trouble except that if your filenames may have spaces in them you'll need to use `-N' rather than `-l' and a GNUish xargs --null, but I digress . . .).
find . -name '*.txt' | xargs grep '\.\.\.\.'
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